Selected as Party of the Day on May 23rd!

Curious Gabbie's 2nd Birthday

Jennifer R By Jennifer R  in Birthday


Party Recap

Curious George was a fun theme for this second birthday party. Same as last year, we put together a great spread on a tight tight budget. Click through the photos for explanation of decor how to! almost everything was handmade by me, and if not I will be sure to include my awesome vendors. Enjoy!


Party Highlights

  • Best Moment

    Opening gifts and singing Happy Birthday

  • Best Dressed

    Birthday gift in her PBS "it's my Birthday" Curious George tshirt and Kohls red tutu Buy it at:

  • Desserts

    Cake by Adventures in Buttercream ( Cookies by Give Mia Cookie (

  • Party Favors

    Kids receive Thank You handmade play dough in Mason jars from Target ($10 for 12 pack!) (Play dough recipe:

  • Activities / Games

    Pin the party hat on the George and Make your own "Yellow Hat" craft

  • Budget


  • What People Ate

    Fruit salad, potato salad, Buffalo Chicken Dip, nachos, chips, pulled pork, fried chicken, ice cream bar, cake

  • What People Drank

    Lemonade, Arnold Palmer iced tea, soda, water


Party Helpers



  • Candice P

    Candice P wrote:

    very nice, great use of the butchers block

  • Printabelle

    Printabelle wrote:

    What a great party! Thanks for all the awesome tip, too!

  • Jennifer R

    Jennifer R wrote:

    Thanks guys! Happy partying!

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    Nicole J wrote:

    Love everything in this party! Thanks for the great tips!

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    Jamie W wrote:

    love everything! doing curious george for my son's 2nd birthday! thanks for all the ideas. can you send me the template for the water bottles?

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    Elliot B wrote:

    Love everything about this party! My son will LOVE this. How can I get you my email so that I can snatch the template awesome water bottle covers?

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    Cristina C wrote:

    Where did you get the invitation template?? I want to do this for my daughter's 2nd Birthday too! Love the details!!! And favors, was the play dough hard to make!

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    Georgina F wrote:

    I would love to have the template you used for the Water Bottle Label. Can you please email it to me? Thank you!

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    Laketa B wrote:

    Could you please send me the template for the water bottle? It is soooo cute! My little boy is turning 1 in September and I can't wait to use some of your precious ideas!!!

  • Amanda V

    Amanda V wrote:

    Oh is

  • Amanda V

    Amanda V wrote:

    So sweet! I love making my own stuff as well. Its the little personal touches. You did such a great job! Do you mind sharing your water bottle template with me? Thanks!

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    Roberta S wrote:

    Hi! Can you please share your template for the water bottles? Loved your party!

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    Polly C wrote:

    Hey I love some of the ideas in this party. Would you be able to send me the template for the water bottle labels?

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    Rosalba O wrote:

    Hello! Lovely party! Would you be able to send template for water bottles? Thanks!